Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars: When it starts, what they win and everything we know so far


Gordon Ramsay is ready to take the UK by storm with his brand new BBC show Future Food Stars.

The celebrity chef is no stranger to the small screen as he’s fronted many different cooking shows: Hell’s Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, Hotel Hell, Masterchef and more.

The famously foul mouthed chef will have 12 new food and drink entrepreneurs battle it out in an intense competition for his investment.

Ramsay, 55, will see the show air in both the UK and the USA at the same time after broadcasting company Fox bought the rights.

Gordon Ramsay's Future Food Stars - beach shack challenge
Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars – beach shack challenge

A source told The Sun: “Gordon’s super-excited, as it’s the first time that he’s had a program like this on television in the UK as well as the US, with Fox and the BBC at the same time – it’s a big deal for him.

“He is very much looking forward to filming Stateside in the new year, where he has a home, and investing in the show’s winning US entrepreneur to add to his American portfolio.

“Beeb producers are all very excited — the challenges on the series are pretty epic, plus the personalities of all the contestants are huge.”

In an impressive move, despite not one single episode of Future Food Stars airing yet – the series has been booked for a second season.

Here’s everything we know so far about Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars.

When will Future Food Stars air?

Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars starts on BBC One on Thursday, March 31 at 9pm.

See also  Brighton: What Dan Burn's low-key sale says about Graham Potter's tactical evolution

Episodes will continue to air weekly on TV as well as on BBC iPlayer.

A teaser from the BBC reveals: “Gordon’s always been at the cutting edge of the food industry, and he’s prepared to put his money where his mouth is by backing the winner with an investment to take their idea to the next level.

“This isn’t a man who suffers fools, and Gordon will push all 12 candidates to their limits through a series of relentless challenges inspired by his highly successful career.

“Being the last entrepreneur standing will win them a life-changing reward. They just need to survive Gordon Ramsay – the only angel investor who’ll put them through hell…”

Future Food Stars 12 contestants
Future Food Stars 12 contestants

So, what’s the format of Future Food Stars?

The series will follow an Apprentice-style format which will see 12 food and drink entrepreneurs battle it out to win investment in their business from Ramsay himself.

In a teaser for the first episode, contestants are already being pushed out of their box by the Michelin star chef.

Gordon invites his entrepreneurs to Cornwall, where he shocks them with a high-pressure individual challenge in which they must overcome their fears and put their faith in him.

Gordon also wants to see how they work in a team using the finest local produce, so challenges them to run food shacks on a beach.

The teams must impress Gordon with their innovation skills, as well as their team work and ability to impress him.

See also  Nail artist Euphoria shares a behind-the-scenes look at season 2 manicures

Only the ones who impress will continue on this epic adventure.

What do the Future Food Stars contestants win?

According to the show’s synopsis, “Gordon will push everyone to their limits through a series of relentless challenges that tests their character and business acumen. The person who impresses him most will win a life-changing investment.”

This life-changing investment will be a whopping £150,000 of Ramsay’s own money.

Gordon Ramsay's Future Food Stars contestants
Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars contestants

How can I apply for Future Food Stars?

While the line-up for the first series has already been confirmed, applications are currently open for food and drink entrepreneurs to apply for the second series of the show.

Whether you have a food or drink product, a casual eatery, a piece of equipment or tech, or something completely new, the criteria to enter is wide-ranging.

Applicants must be aged 18 or over and available to film for 8-10 weeks during the summer of 2022. To apply, simply fill out this form.

Watch Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars starts on BBC One on Thursday, 31 March at 9pm .

Get the latest celebrity gossip and telly news sent straight to your inbox. Sign up to our weekly Showbiz newsletter here .


Related Posts

George Holan

George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.